Expect a Good Chance of Showers and Thunderstorms Through the Week.
Monsoonal weather patterns have moved into the Grand Canyon area decreasing fire danger. As a result, on Tuesday, July 8 at 8 a.m. fire managers lifted fire restrictions within Grand Canyon National Park. More »
Two Bats Collected in the Park Have Tested Positive for Rabies
One on the North Kaibab Trail and the other at Tusayan Ruin/Museum. Rabies can be prevented if appropriate medical care is given following an exposure. Any persons having physical contact with bats in Grand Canyon National Park, please follow this link. More »
If you plan on bringing a bicycle, be aware that in Arizona, bicycles are subject to the same traffic rules as automobiles.
Bicycle Rentals are available on the South Rim.
Bicyclist campsites are available in the park's campgrounds
Bicycles are prohibited
Bicycles are permitted
The Hermit Road Greenway Trail segment, between The Abyss and Hermit Rest, provides a bicycle path away from the road and, in places, along the rim.
Hermit Road Greenway Trail (2008)
are provided by by Bright Angel Bicycles and are located near the Visitor Center.
Did You Know?
Within the Grand Canyon, the rugged, V-shaped Inner Gorge rises darkly from the Colorado River. The broad shelf above it is the Tonto Platform, which spreads like a green blanket across both sides of the canyon. The Inner Gorge achieves a depth of over 1200 feet (366m)